Alpena Area Adventure Guides
Before heading out on your chosen expedition, print out these handy Adventure Guides to help assist your journey.
Centrally located to 7 lighthouses, Alpena is a lighthouse lover’s dream.
With 3 Dark Sky Preserve Parks near Alpena, you are sure to see the Milky Way, planets, and stars in full splendor.
Fossils, Trails, Biking, Hiking, Sinkholes, History, Ghost Village, Lake Huron, a shipwreck, fishing, bird watching and even Bats…. It’s all here at Rockport State Recreation Area!
Need suggestions for your flock? Check out these 49 Fun Family-Friendly ideas!
With nearly 200 shipwrecks to be explored in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, you’re sure to find a favorite.
Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard, what’s your ideal method to enjoy nature or explore shallow shipwrecks? Stay safe on Lake Huron with these paddle tips.
Rock hounds love Alpena’s karst formations. Once you’ve picked your fill of Devonian fossils at Rockport, head out to view more than a dozen sinkholes in the Alpena Area. There are more than 200 sinkholes in the area but a few offer spectacular views and are publicly accessible.
With more than 10 sandy Lake Huron beaches, many public kayak launches, single-track mountain biking trails, and many picnic pavilions; Alpena’s trails, parks, and beaches offer variety for every age and activity level.